The next Quarterly meeting of the George Rogers Clark Chapter is scheduled for Friday, October 7, 2016, at 6:00 PM. The location will be the Eat’n Park Restaurant, Bridgeport. Continue reading
WVSSAR Color Guard participated in the Labor Day Parade held on September 05, 2016 at Marmet, WV . Again your SAR CG was blessed with fantastic weather and the honor to lead the 2016 patriotic parade at Marmet, Kanawha County, WV. Continue reading
One of West Virginia’s finest regional authors, Robert Michael Thompson, will be the featured speaker at the Thursday, September 8, meeting of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter. Continue reading
The George Rogers Clark Chapter SAR will conduct a Patriot Grave Marking ceremony on Tuesday, August 9 at 11 AM. The Patriot is Peter Lynch and his grave is located in Jackson Cemetery on East Pike Street in Clarksburg. You can find it by exiting US Route 50 West at the Joyce Street exit. The go to the intersection with the stoplight by the railroad tracks and turn left. About 100 yards on your left will be Jackson Park and cemetery.
We hope that chapter members can attend as well as spouses, guests and DAR members while we honor an individual who significantly contributed to the founding of our country.
The annual Battle Days celebration at Point Pleasant WV will be held from Friday, October 7 thru Sunday, October 9, 2016 to celebrate the 241 anniversary of the Battle of Point Pleasant which occurred on October 10, 1774. Continue reading
Fort Henry Days celebration will be held on Saturday, September 03 and Sunday, September 04, 2016 at the Levenson Shelter and Camp Russell sites at Oglebay Park in Wheeling. More information at www.forthenrydays.org
Oglebay Resort & Conference Center
465 Lodge Drive
Wheeling WV 26003
The WVSSAR will hold its Fall 2016 Board of Management meeting on Saturday, September 17, 2016 from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon at the Waffle Hut, 2118 Sutton Lane, Sutton, WV 26601. All Compatriots are welcome to attend.
The Waffle Hut
2118 Sutton Lane
Sutton, WV 26601
As you, your families and friends celebrate the Fourth of July holiday weekend, take time to read the Declaration of Independence of July 4, 1776, which is commemorated by our Independence Day – Fourth of July – July Fourth federal holiday. And then remember our patriot ancestors who sacrificed so much to give us our great country – The United States of America. Continue reading
The WVSSAR Newsletter Summer 2016 edition is now available.
Our most sincere thanks and appreciation to Tom Galloway, the WVSSAR Newsletter Editor, for his dedication and excellent work that he always performs with the publishing of our West Virginia Society SAR Newsletter. Tom is also the President of the General Andrew Lewis Chapter WVSSAR.
You can view and download the WVSSAR Newsletter Summer 2016 edition HERE
The following information and photo was provided by Compatriot Robert K Grumbling Jr:
The Point Pleasant flag retirement ceremony was conducted at Fort Randolph, Point Pleasant , WV on June 14, 2016. Under a hot June sun 400 unserviceable American Flags were retired according to SAR policy guideline practices. Event attended by 40 public / US citizens. Continue reading